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MD Anderson Summer Experience

The MD Anderson Summer Experience is offered for  high school seniors, college, graduate and medical students who are interested in exploring a career in biomedical research.

MD Anderson Summer Experience 2014 

Program Dates:  
June 3, 2014 through August 8, 2014

Application Dates:  
Application closed

Summer Experience 2014 Events:  
June 3, 2014 Summer Experience students check in, details in appointment letters

June 6, 2014 Welcome Reception, 4:30 pm - 6:30 pm 
Location: R11.1100 Rooms 1-8 

June 13, 2014 Lunch Lecture, Noon to 1:00 pm (lunch provided) 
Location: AT&T Auditorium B2.4750

Overview of Research at MDA
Presenters:  
Dr. Khandan Keyomarsi - Translational Research 
Dr. Nicholas Navin - Genomic and Bioinformatic Research  
Dr. Shine Chang - Prevention Research  
Dr. Michelle Barton - Basic Research

June 20, 2014 Lunch Lecture, Noon to 1:00 pm (lunch provided) 
Location: AT&T Auditorium B2.4750

Your Toolbox as a Summer Student: Lab Methods/Literature Review  
Presenter: Dr. Joya Chandra

Poster Prep Session 
Presenter: Dr. Andrew Gladden

June 27, 2014 Lunch Lecture, Noon to 2:00 pm (lunch provided) 
Location: 2SCR (Rooms 1-3)

Earning your PHD  
Presenter: Dr. Stephanie Watowich

MD/PhD Studies  
Presenter: Dr. Russell Broaddus

Followed by breakout sessions. Registration for breakout sessions required due to limited seats. Please email summerexperience@mdanderson.org to reserve your seat.

July 18, 2014 Lunch Lecture, Noon to 1:00 pm (lunch provided) 
Location: Onstead S3.8012

Cancer Biology and Cancer Development  
Presenter: Dr. Guillermina Lozano

July 25, 2014 Lunch Lecture, Noon to 1:00 pm (lunch provided) 
Location: AT&T Auditorium B2.4750 

Cancer Therapeutics 
Presenters: Dr. Varsha Gandhi and Dr. Guilio Draetta

July 31, 2014 Lunch Lecture, Noon to 2:00 pm (lunch provided) 
Location: AT&T Auditorium B2.4750

The Future of Cancer Medicine: Bench at Bedside
Presenter: Dr. Ronald DePinho

August 8, 2014 Poster Session, 8:30 am - 4:00 pm 
Location: CPB 8th Floor Rooms 1-8 

9:00am – 11:00am            Poster Session (all programs)
11:00am - 11:30am          Elevator Speech Competition
11:40am – 12:40pm         Lunch/Reception & Elevator Speech Judging
12:40pm – 1:00pm           Elevator Speech Competition Winner Announced, Gift Distributed, Final Words, Program complete 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Send your questions to SummerExperience@mdanderson.org

Graduating High School Seniors

The King Foundation seven-week program within the School of Health Professions for college-bound students graduating from Texas High Schools in Spring 2014.  Includes hands-on experience in our five BS Science labs, mastering college-level molecular, cellular and microbiological techniques. In-depth participatory workshops in our four BS Radiologic Sciences student labs.

Competitive application process.  

Application Dates: Monday, December 16, 2013 through Friday, February 28, 2014 

College/Graduate Students

Ten weeks of research experiences in a broad range of areas, such as cancer biology, medicine, and prevention.  Also including programs in basic, translational and clinical science as they relate to major diseases, such as cardiovascular, neurological, infectious and metabolic diseases.

Competitive application process. 
Compensation is not guaranteed for all students.

Application Dates: Monday, December 16, 2013 through Friday, February 28, 2014

 

1st Year Medical Students

Ten paid weeks of research in a broad range of areas of cancer biology, medicine, and prevention.

Competitive application process.

Application Dates: Monday, December 16, 2013 through Friday, February 28, 2014

 

 


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